Belarus adoptions have been suspended while new legislation is considered.
In 2011, U.S. citizens adopted one children from Belarus. Once the program re-opens, the children available for adoption will likely include boys and girls, ages 6 months to 16 years, healthy and special needs. These children reside in orphanages. Since visa processing in completed in Poland, a trip to Warsaw is necessary once formalities are completed in Belarus.
Visit the Adoption Directory for Belarus Adoption Agencies and other professionals and services.
Travel required: Yes; both parents (if married) must travel; one trip, approximately ten days.
Convention Country?: Yes.
Singles accepted: Yes
Other: Visa processing is done in Warsaw, Poland; child must maintain Belarusian citizenship until age 18 (dual citizenship), with post-placement reports.
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